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Official Website of Governor's Secretariat, Raj Bhavan Lucknow Uttar Pradesh, India. / Shri Kanhaiyalal Maneklal Munshi

Shri Kanhaiyalal Maneklal Munshi

  • Shri. Kanhaiyalal Maneklal Munshi
  • Shri. Kanhaiyalal Maneklal Munshi

    Shri Kanhaiyalal Maneklal Munshi

    Governor of Uttar Pradesh From: 02-06-1952 To:09-06-1957

    30th December, 1887

    Education & Degree

    Educated at Baroda College, Practised as advocate in the Bombay High Court, 1913.
    B.A., LL.B., D.LITT., LL.D., fellow of the Universities of Bombay and Baroda

    Highlights of Career

    Has the unique distinction of being the Founder President of the Bharatiya Vidya Bhawan, 1938. Was member of the Legislative Assembly, Bombay, 1927-46 ; Member Working Committee of the Indian National Congress 1930 ; A.I.C.C. 1930-1936 and 1947 ; actively associated with the Freedom Movement and courted imprisonment a number of times; Member Constituent Assembly of India and of its Drafting Committee Parliament, 1947-52 ; Secretary Congress Parliamentry Board, 1934; Home Minister Government of Bombay, 1937-39; Agent General to the Government of India, Hyderbad ,1948 ; Chairman, Institute of Agriculture, Anand, since 1951; has been Trustee of the Birla Education Trust and Other Trusts, since 1948; Union Minister for Food and Agriculture, 1950-52 ; Chairman Sanskrit Vishwa Parishad, since 1951; Executive Chairman, of the Indian law Institute, 1957-60.


    Author of over 50 books in Gujarati, Books in English; Gujarat and its literature ; Bhagwat Gita and Modern Life ; Saga of Indian Sculpture ; End of an Era - Hyderabad memoirs ; Warnings of History ; Krishnavatara etc.